Article Date: 10/1/2010

what's new

what's new

FOR YOUR PATIENTS AND PRACTICE

A-scan

■ The A-Scan Plus 4.20, from Accutome, Inc., offers enhanced resolution and a large screen to enable precise and reproducible axial length measurements, the company says. In addition, its alignment detection feature eliminates marginally aligned scans, Accutome says. The device comes standard with both third- and fourth-generation formulas, such as Holladay and Haigis. Finally, it includes three USB ports for printer, keyboard and USB memory stick options.
Accutome, Inc.
Phone: (800) 979-2020
Web: www.accutome.com

The A-scan Plus 4.20's alignment detection feature eliminates marginally aligned scans.

Eyewear

■ Blink eyewear, from Wiley X, includes lenses constructed of shatterproof Selenite polycarbonate that have a scratch-resistant T-shell hardcoat. Also, its frame is made from Triloid Nylon — a virtually unbreakable material, Wiley X says. Further, the eyewear exceeds ANSI Z87.1-2003 high velocity and high mass impact safety standards, making it ideal for rough-and-tumble work environments, such as manufacturing. Finally, the eyewear includes the company's patented removable soft foam Facial Cavity Seal and Top Down Ventilation System.
Wiley X
Phone: (800) 776 -7842
Web: www.wileyx.com

Blink eyewear exceeds ANSI Z87.1-2003 high velocity and high mass impact safety standards.

Optical furniture

■ The Omni display system, from Fashion Optical Displays, consists of a variety of slender panels in assorted sizes that range from seven to 45 frame capacities. In addition, the system includes a wide selection of interchangeable graphic and signage holders, mirrors and display shelves. You can arrange the panels in a "multitude of configurations" to fit any wall, and they are ideal for both high-traffic areas or dispensaries that have limited space, the company says.
Fashion Optical Displays
Phone: (800) 824-4106
Web: www.fashionoptical.com

The Omni display system consists of a variety of slender panels.

EMR

■ The MedInformatix Electronic Medical Record, from MedInformatix, features a customizable patient chart and fields for billing, orders, prescriptions (it includes a complete medications database), lab results, etc.
Other attributes: a document repository, which holds, among other documents, scanned or incoming faxes, electronically signed consent forms and digital images. Also, the device offers interoperability, enabling standards-based data exchange with other sources of healthcare information, and it's certified by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology, the company says.
MedInformatix
Phone: (310) 348-7367
Web: www.medinformatix.com

product notes

  • Topcon Medical Systems, Inc. has signed an exclusive global licensing agreement with DualAlign LLC for its i2k Retina software, which enables the registration and precision alignment of retinal photographs, the company says. Specifically, the agreement allows Topcon to sell i2K Retina and integrate it with their Image Management System EyeRoute, as well as the company's digital imaging system, IMAGEnet. Visit www.dualalign.com.
  • Eyfinity/OfficeMate now offers ExamWRITER v9.0. The software offers automated PQRI code documentation, Red Flags Rule compliance, and a Tasks Manager, among other features, which enables you to create, assign and track tasks to specific providers and staff. Also, the software enables you to link diagnostic codes to procedure codes in the company's Exam-WRITER. Visit www.officemate.net/v9.aspx.


Optometric Management, Issue: October 2010